Head of Marketing Job Vacancy at Seedco West Africa – Seedco West Africa, is a joint wander between Seed West Africa Limited (an auxiliary of Seed CO International Limited an open recorded Company fused in Zimbabwe and cited on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange) and Saro AgroSciences Limited a Leading Nigeria Agro Input supplier.
We are enrolling to fill the position beneath:
Job Title: Head of Marketing (HOM)
- The HOM’s role is strategically positioned to envision and develop the company’s marketing Dept to deliver on the mission and vision of the company in Nigeria and other geographies.
- He/she has the overall responsibility of positioning, creating, capturing and sustaining values for the company through planning and implementation of consumer centric plans.
- The HOM will coordinate all field demonstrations activities, sales promotions, media and technology based advertisement, agro dealer’s development and product loyalty programs thereby entrenching and positioning the Seed Co brand as the seed of choice for increased productivity.
The incumbent will also:
- Oversee product deployment and targeting.
- Provide leadership and management to marketing team.
- New Customers’ acquisition and retention strategies
- Vendors and Agencies management.
- Creatively manage Agencies & Vendors
- Conduct market research and optimize opportunities
- Champion the commercial bits of new products developments/launches market research, revenue & expenditure
- Maintain Budgets, ROI, P&L projections e.t.c.
- Formulate sales policies & procedures
Qualifications and Expertise
- At least a MBA/M.Sc in Marketing or related studies;
- Computer literacy
- Market Information Gathering, data analysis and result presentation
- Previous/Current Experience in FMCG
- At least 5 years’ experience working in a fast moving marketing outfit
- Knowledge of commodities marketing, route to market, and products promotion
- Communication skills are essential.
- Required Age: 30 – 35 years
Special Abilities & Key Behavioral Competencies:
- Dependability: Reliable, responsible and dependable.
- Integrity: Being honest and ethical.
- Leadership: Willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions and direction.
- Analytical Thinking: Analysing information and using logic to address work related issues and problems.
- Attention to Details: Being careful about details and thorough in completing work task.
- Initiative: Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Ability to Travel at short notice and take multiple functions at the same time.
- Track Record of performance; Speed/Aggression, Accountability, Shared Mind-set, Accountability, Customers Connection, and Strategic Thinking.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 15th December, 2017.